Interview: How You Can Help Our Volunteer Firefighters

 

Fire Chief Mike Nicholson from the Wilmar Fire Department (just west of Petaluma), is inviting the public to a big pancake breakfast this Sunday from 8-11:30am at the Wilmar Fire Department house to help the 13 fire volunteers that lost their homes during the fires while they were working and fighting the fires.

Mike shares how attention has waned regarding their department as more time goes by, how their need for volunteer firefighters is still great, especially in the more rural areas with the aging population, and what it takes to become a volunteer firefighter: